Cannondale Mountain Tandem Tandem

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $2249.99

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chris Thomasel a Weekend Warrior from Flushing, NY

Date Reviewed: September 6, 2004

Strengths:    This bike looks fantastic. We ALWAYS get compliments when we ride anywhere. People actually stop us to ask where we got it and for how much. They are usually turned off by the price, but not surprised by it. Asthetics aside, the bike flies on level ground and downhills, and is very light. Under 40 lbs. with accessories. The Avid ball-bearing disc brakes stop really well even shooting downhill. In case you don't know this, regular brakes under the same circumstances will (can) heat the rim and blow the tire. This is not good for you and your whomever.

Weaknesses:    We haven't run into any weaknesses yet, except that it rides like a rock, but that is to be expected from a bike with no suspension. My full-suspension Specialized spoiled me, I guess. Oh, the stoker seatpost has stiction. Big deal.

Bottom Line:   
We absolutely love this bike. I would like to get a full-suspension Ventana, but $4500 is too high for such an unnecessary upgrade.

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Favorite Trail:   Lake Minnewaska

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $2250.00

Purchased At:   Bellitte Bikes, Queens, NY

Similar Products Used:   Test-rode a Raleigh. Junk. Brakes wouldn't even stop us! I guess it's good for $600 bucks, but consider your wife's life, and then the extra money is nothing.

Bike Setup:   Changed the Maxxis High-Rollers because they were too slow. I put them on only when a big trip into the mountains comes up.

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